Jo Leinen

Jo Leinen has been an S&D member of the European Parliament, representing SPS (Germany) during twenty years (1999-2019). Jo served also as the President of the European Movement, a network of organisations mobilizing citizens and advocating European integration since 1948.

Making the UN more inclusive and democratic

The United Nations is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year (UN75). Secretary-General António Guterres has invited everybody to discuss and propose measures for “renewing and strengthening” the world organisation. Notably, a UN Parliamentary Assembly and a World Citizens’ Initiative could be measures that increase its democratic base. Many papers and debates around UN75 focus on …

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The Spanish repetition of the COP15 in Copenhagen

The disaster of COP15 in Copenhagen repeated itself ten years . Egoistic national interests are still blocking the necessary consensus.

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Climate Justice emergency also at COP25

Climate Justice : the poor should not have to pay the bill while the rich have the money to continue a wasteful lifestyle.

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